Governor Justice among those paying tribute.
There are 291 in some phase of construction, anywhere in the pipeline from permit to final construction.
The area was under a flash flood warning on Thursday due a possible dam break.
Former delegate fought his removal from Mineral County Republican Executive Committee through court system.
Gov. Justice honors Andy Pendleton.
Driver first indicted last September.
The annual event is hosted in Ripley at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center.
More flooding is possible Thursday and Friday.
Wheeling PD received 911 calls about the truck on Wednesday morning.
Soggy conditions could lead to more flooding.